it looks like the powers that be at planetout inc are finally doing something to gay.com.
“We have a brand new GAY.COM coming this fall! In order to get there, we will perform a system upgrade on Wednesday, September 10. You may experience intermittent outages, but we expect to be up and running again quickly. Please check back frequently. We apologize for the inconvenience, but it will pay off when we bring you a new GAY.COM!”
more info can be found here